HEALTH ARTICLES

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Health Benefits of Coconut Water

It is summer and our minds drift to the beach, cookouts and fun. We cannot however, forget the heat! Summer is in full swing and we are all feeling the heat. Keeping properly hydrated is extremely important this time of year. We can do this through one of the most readily available fruits on our… continue reading →

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Tips for Cold/FLU season

The symptoms of the cold usually last about two to five days and include runny nose, sore throat, cough, and nasal congestion. Influenza usually causes cough, generalized aches, fever, loss of appetite, and sore throat. The upper respiratory tract symptoms (stuffy nose, etc) are more common in the cold, while the generalized symptoms (body aches,… continue reading →

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Am I In Labour?!

Expectant mothers can become quite anxious closer to their due dates. A combination of the following is a clear indicator that you are in labour, contact your Doctor ahead of time to find out when he or she wants you to call or go to the hospital. Regular Contractions This is the tightening and relaxing… continue reading →

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A Brief Look At C-Sections

What is a Caesarean Section? A cesarean section, or c-section, is the delivery of a baby through a surgical incision in the mother’s abdomen and uterus. The cut is made across her abdomen, just below her bikini line. Why is C-Section Necessary? Since a caesarean section involves major surgery, it will only be performed where… continue reading →